calibrate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"calibrate" in British English

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calibrateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈkæl.ɪ.breɪt/ specialized
to ​markunits of ​measurement on an ​instrument such so that it can ​measureaccurately: a calibrated ​stick for ​measuring the ​amount of ​oil in an ​engine to ​check a ​measuringinstrument to ​see if it is ​accurate
calibration
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌkæl.ɪˈbreɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of calibrate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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calibrateverb [T]

 us   /ˈkæl·əˌbreɪt/
to make, ​adjust, or ​check the setting (= the ​position) of the ​controls used to make ​measurements with a ​tool or ​measuringdevice: Our ​radar was calibrated for 100,000 ​yards.
(Definition of calibrate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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